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Philip II, King of Spain (1527-1592)

Inscription

in plate, below portrait: Philippus II. Caroli V. filius, Hispaniarum, Indiarum, Neapolis, Siciliæ, Hierosolymæ, etc. rex catholicus./Mediolani, Brabantiæ, Geldriæ, etc. dux. Flandriæ, Hollandiæ, Hannoniæ, etc. comes. Aetatis suæ 59./1586

Signed

left of head: Ieroninus. w. fe; right of head: H.V.L.

Marks

two watermarks (undeciphered); recto, lower center, in graphite: Wierix Sc[?]; lower right: 71[underlined]; verso: in graphite: Philip II of Spain/A2004/after Hans van Luyck/by Jerome Wierix; not in coll; $7.50; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 269A6

Provenance

Acquired by the MFA August 1, 1917

Credit Line

Bequest of Washington Irving Jenkins

1586

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 2004; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 1892 (II)

Accession Number

M26946

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